In all honesty I'm not sure of the reason behind this but anywho... Been monitoring the beatport charts all week, and Mantis has a new EP that has topped the charts for the past few days. I just got around to checking it out and ran into an issue... The problem I have is not with the quality of the music or anything of that sort, even if it isnt a genre I'm particularly into. But could SOMEONE please explain to me why it is classified as drum and bass? The last track on the EP is 165... But that is literally it. http://www.beatport.com/release/epsilon-ep/1049476 Again, this has nothing to do with Mantis. He's doing what he needs to do obviously... The problem is with the OUTRAGEOUSLY prestigious label known as Play Me records... Sarcasm implied. I remember a time when they were signing almost everything thrown their way about 2 years ago or so. This may seem rather "tin-foil-hat" of me but I can think of 4 scenarios that could possibly explain this, maybe you lot can help me decide. 1. A genre is defined by BPM, not anything else (which is very false) 2. Play Me records markets dishonestly, like a used car salesman, classifying tracks as another genre in order to advance their chart positions and increase sales (Smart? Yes. Honorable? Well...) 3. They did absolutely no market research and have no idea what drum & bass is (Inexcusable as an EDM record label) 4. They made an error when posting the details of one their artists albums (Extremely improbable, but like most things, possible) I mean, is a genre defined completely by BPM? I mean, drum and bass itself was at one point even around 130 BPM, which is more commonly house/garage now, and has increased in speed as time has gone on... Or is Play Me legitimately exploiting the chart system in order to move more units because the dubstep charts are outrageously difficult to chart in in comparison...? AGAIN: Nothing against Mantis or his music, I have a mutual respect for anyone who takes their music seriously.